IS THIS THE SCARIEST SHOP WINDOW IN PARIS?

It’s hardly the most charming of Paris shop windows, but at Julien Aurouze and Co. expect to see dead rats on display.

The Parisien store prides itself on being one of the best vermin hunters in the city and they hang dead rats like trophies for all to see.

This most curious of shops is slap bang in the middle of Paris, among the modern city. Located at 8 Rue des Halles, between the Rue de Rivoli and the Forum des Halles.

Paris shopping

Dead rats in the window at Julien Aurouze and Co.

Opened since 1872, the purveyors of critter pulverisation was featured briefly in the Disney film Ratatouille.

For those who want to swap cafe-clap-trap for mousetraps, then this is the place for you. For us, we’ll have a capuccino and a croissant in one of the many delightful Paris cafes any day of the week.

Is this the most distasteful shop window display ever?

Do you know any other unsavoury stores?

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